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Product ID: 297357

Copper-Tone Recycled Soda Pop-Top Belt from Brazil, "Copper Upcycled Sophistication"

byNeide Ambrosio: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (25)
Possessing a sophisticated vibe, this adjustable belt from Brazil is handcrafted... more

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Possessing a sophisticated vibe, this adjustable belt from Brazil is handcrafted with upcycled soda pop-tops that are painted in copper and black shades. Making a case for ecological preservation. Neide Ambrosio designs the fashionable belt, creating a chain mail pattern crocheted together with black polyester thread. A black buckle completes the design.

  • 0.10 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • Max length: 115 cm L
  • Max length: 45" L
  • 4 cm W
  • 1.6" W

  • Recycled aluminum pop-tops, polyester, brass buckle
  • Closes with a buckle
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Adjustable
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

25

Verified Reviewer

05/15/2020

"Unique Gift for a collector"

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My sister saves pop tops for donation to schools, so when I saw this coin purse, I had to get it for her. She laughed and loves it!

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Purchased Item:

Pink Style, Soda pop-top coin purse

Ann

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02/13/2020

"Beautiful bag-"

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Beautiful bag, perfect shape and size! (Wrapped beautifully as well) thank you :)

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Verified Reviewer

09/12/2019

"Love my belt!"

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Thank you Neide, you?ve done a great job making my bronze belt. Now I?d like one made with gold tabs and thread!

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Purchased Item:

Bronze Chain Mail, Unique Recycled Aluminum Belt

Verified Reviewer

06/27/2019

"Handcrafted Delight"

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The belt is stylish, well made, and a perfect fit.

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Sophisticated style and colors.

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Purchased Item:

Brown Bronze Armor Chain Mail, Eco Chic Artisan Crafted Soda Poptop Belt Bronze Brown

Verified Reviewer

04/05/2019

"Good for dresswear"

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Awkward to use. Smaller than I thought.

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Purchased Item:

Long Shimmery Night, Soda pop-top shoulder bag

From Vermont, USA

Verified Reviewer

07/30/2018

"Unique and well made"

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People stop me everywhere I goto ask about this. It is very well made and is a real conversation piece. If the strap were just a little longer, it would be perfect.

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Purchased Item:

Eco Shine, Crocheted Shoulder Bag with Recycled Aluminum Soda Can Tops

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

After being misdiagnosed with cancer, Neide Ambrosio was given only six months to live. She later found out that she actually had a severe version of TB and which was very dehabilitating. Fortunately, she recovered and continues to create her colorful eco-friendly handbags and accessories.

Neide originally worked alone in collecting soda pop-tops from the beach and selling her work. Today she has other people working with her and, during her first year with Novica, her sales increased almost tenfold.

Neide has other women helping her, some from favela neighborhoods. She has trained them all and they can earn an income while working from home, either crocheting, sewing or doing embroidery.

Neide Ambrosio has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $600.

Neide received the award for the Most Socially Responsible Handbag in a contest located in New York City.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Neide has been featured in TV shows and magazines in Brazil and abroad.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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